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KOFY
Jan 17, 2013 11:30am PST
units have been evacuated. investigators found chemicals in one unit. police say they do not know what the researcher was doing. new this morning, a blow to boeing airlines that fly the new boeing 787 dreamliner which were grounded overnight. they had to scramble to rebook thousands. unite was the only carrier in the united states to book the plane, airlines in india, and qatar, and japan and ethiopia have grounded the jets. the dreamliners were ground over flaws that could cause fires. officials are investigating battery-related problems following the emergency landing of an ana dreamliner in japan on tuesday. now the airline has put on hold the service to san jose that launched only last week. >> it is one of the most bizarre stories to hit sporting world in years. an all american football player is the victim of a cruel hoax involving a girlfriend who never existed. that player is manti te'o of the university of notre dame. he said yesterday he was the victim of a sick joke and the woman he thought he had an online relationship with wasn't real. manti te'o thought she was a stanford
KOFY
Jan 2, 2013 11:30am PST
yamd serve as a rescue pilot. his unit got call 15 minutes into the new year to help find a man that was swept to sea while walking his dog on a pier in england. the chopper crew braved 50 mile-an-hour winds. >> at least make a difference to someone. they are in trouble, you try to get there. >> his wife was celebrating with her family and they eventually called off the search for the man. >>> viewers are amazed at hannah's come back at rose parade. it was a few weeks she was severely burned at her home. >> on december 11th, espn she was making dinner at her home. she lifted the burners on pro obtain gear and the wind had blown out the fire. >> so i turned the gas off. i went to re-ignite and there was an explosion. >> hannah told the story on gma today. co-hosting the event was first time back. she suffered first-degree burns on her neck and face and second-degree burns on her injured left hand. it also singed her hair. >> i spent an hour in makeup and i have false eyelashes. this is all fake hair. as the hard road for burn victims. i was by far the most fortunate person in my
KOFY
Jan 24, 2013 11:30am PST
likely successor. on the subject of iran, john kerry says the united states will do what we must to prevent iran from developing a nuclear weapon describing it as "prevention." >> it is not hard to prove a peaceful program. other nations do it every day. it takes intrusive inspections and living up to publicly arrived at standards. everyone understands what they are. >> he is appearing before the senate foreign affairs committee which he chaired. the five term senator is expected to win bipartisan support overwhelmingly. >> a bizarre twist in the hoax involving notre dame football star, manti te'o. the attorney for the man behind the voice admits disguising his voice do sound low-income -- a woman. >> she came out of the her coma when she was on the phone with you and the phone was next to her. what did you hear on the other end? >> obviously it was just breting, at first, one of those where she was just breathing and she started to whisper my name and i jumped for joy. i was like, well, she is out. she is talking. i kind of was confident. >> you can watch the full interview today o
KOFY
Jan 3, 2013 11:30am PST
, the most, ever, in united states history. also, for the first time, new hampshire makes history as the first state with an all female delegation. a democrat from wisconsin, tammy baldwin, is the first openly gay senator. >> the honorable john boehner having received a majority of the votes is elected speaker of the house of representatives for the 113th congress. [ applause ] >> as expected he keeps his job as speaker of the house of representatives but the republican leader is coming off a bruising couple of weeks failing to get conservatives on board with the plan to avoid the fiscal cliff, and house members were angry when he tried to delay a vote on aid for victims of super storm sandy. >> speaker boehner now says the house will vote tomorrow on some aid for super storm sandy with a second vote for billions more later this month. o ahead with thetie. forecast. >> very cold this morning. a lost frost. but that will not be the case in the next couple of days and i will update you on the chance of rain this weekend in the accweather seven-day forecast. >> is the change destroying
KOFY
Jan 31, 2013 11:30am PST
units on the scene went to the front door. they saw a person walk ought inside of the building in a haze of smoke. called out to him, couldn't find his way out and grabbed him and rescued him. >> police say the thick black smoke was about shoulder high and the man was disoriented. she okay and coroner has not released details on the woman that died. firefighters don't know what started the fire. >> a palo alto homeowner faces a big repair job after a car slammed into their house this morning. it's what happened on park boulevard around 8:20 this morning. the car stopped several feet inside the house. the driver was hurt. luckily nobody inside the house was injured. >> part of a major road remains closed in sanity rose while crews are dealing with a possible hazardous materials spill. several containers fell from a truck around 8:00 this morning. vapors rose from the spilled materials. it might be acid used to keep swimming pools clean. >> tens of thousands of apple fans are attending one of the biggest tech conventions right now. mac world in san francisco. adding to this morning's
KOFY
Jan 30, 2013 11:30am PST
unit that decided to take another look at the home. a man who was a "person of interest" in the case used to live here. he has died. the man would lives here now is not considered a suspect in the case and told us this morning that he does not want to comment. kevin's mother told abc7 she has mixed emotions. she is relieved the bones appear not to be kevins but disappointed the family will not have some closure. reporting live in san francisco, for abc7 news. >> happening now in san francisco, all classes of canceled at a building in san francisco state university because of flooding. a water pipe broke on the first floor of the creative arts building. the water flooded the basement where stage props and sound equipment are stored. no word on how much the extent of the damage is at this point. school officials are blaming the leak on a corroded valve. >> a man was seriously hurt this morning when hit by a car in santa rosa. the c.h.p. says he was running across highway 101 after getting gasoline to fill an empty tank. we do not have word on his condition. >> the california highway pa
KOFY
Jan 15, 2013 11:30am PST
. he was the first openly gay personnel elected to public office in the united states when he won a seat on the board of supervisors the he was assassinate add year later along with the mayor mascone. our meteorologist is off, mike nicco, but frances is here with a slightly warmer forecast. >> slightly warmer. more sunshine. i will have the temperatures coming up and show you what they are in the next report. here is a like view: beautiful skies. boy, though, it is cool. we are still hacking on -- hangg on to 30's. >> dozens are lined up to get help during the cold snap. >> and the fam >> daly city, dublin, los gatos and all the bay area this is abc7 news. >> every trick was pulled out for the citrus growers after another frigid night. some set small fires to generate heat. temperatures warmed slightly but they remain below the freezing mark at 32 degrees fahrenheit. one group reports the navel crop is okay but some suffered damage, those that are more vulnerable. there is a big impact the homeless population. this morning there is a helping hand. now like to sacred heart community
ABC
Jan 17, 2013 5:00am PST
>> the total number of hostages is unclear, a senior official says united states citizens were taken, as well, into activity. >> in order to protect their safety i will not get into numbers or films. >> 20 militants approached the oil workers armed and driving in three unmarked vehicles. the workers were on a bus headed to an airport. fighting erupted between the workers and the militants and one phone worker was killed and others wounded. the terrorist then headed to the compound where the gas refinery workers live along with the americans, the mill -- militanted kid named french and japanese and other workers. they are linked to a series of kidnapping of foreign nationals for ransom in north africa. this was in retaliation for the french led investigation in mali trying to stop al qaeda group from taking over the nation. >> officials believe the attack was too well organized to have been plans after the french invasion. reporting live in washington for abc7 news. >> there is a long history with france and algeria and in north africa. >> guess what? another "spare the air" tod
ABC
Jan 17, 2013 11:00am PST
units have been evacuated. investigators found chemicals in one unit. police say they do not know what the researcher was doing. new this morning, a blow to boeing airlines that fly the new boeing 787 dreamliner which were grounded overnight. they had to scramble to rebook thousands. unite was the only carrier in the united states to book the plane, airlines in india, and qatar, and japan and ethiopia have grounded the jets. the dreamliners were ground over flaws that could cause fires. officials are investigating battery-related problems following the emergency landing of an ana dreamliner in japan on tuesday. now the airline has put on hold the service to san jose that launched only last week. >> it is one of the most bizarre stories to hit sporting world in years. an all american football player is the victim of a cruel hoax involving a girlfriend who never existed. that player is manti te'o of the university of notre dame. he said yesterday he was the victim of a sick joke and the woman he thought he had an online relationship with wasn't real. manti te'o thought she was a stanford
ABC
Jan 23, 2013 6:00pm PST
shootings occurred. he reassigned hundreds to the narcics unit. drug-related homicides dropped more than 90%. >> we ree dus it by controlling illegal behavior. if you change the behavior. you effectively reduce the amount of crime and number of people committing crimes. >> one of the crime fighting tools is a controversial stop and frisk. a tactic that is fueled anger among many residents, afraid it will result in racial profiling. in n.new york during bratton's tenure there are 700,000 stop and frisk incidents a year. he blames it on police department that's have been using the practice inappropriately. >> the tools given to work with have you to use them legally. constitutionally. have you to use them compassionately. >> a center piece of the strategy will be the computer crime tracking system he helped develop. enabling brass to track in realtime frequency of crimes how effectively it's handling that louing to mobilize forces to a hot spot and stuff it out before it escalates. >> you can see accountability as to what is going on. >> there is a central part of the policing. >> i m
ABC
Jan 16, 2013 6:00pm PST
screeners in our nation airports but today a special unit made a stop in a train station in the east bay. it's a story you'll see only on abc 7 news. laura anthony sl live tonight. laura? >> hi, carolyn, tsa out here earl tli morning and a surprise visit of sorts. the spokesman likely to send set up a dui check point saying if quote, bad guys know tsa might be here, they might decide not to launch an attack on amtrak. they're part of a special unit of the viper team. viper stands for visible intermodal prevention and response, we've learned their -- blurred their faces because some also work under cover. >> this morning there is a visible deterrent if anyone thinks about maybe wanting to do something to amtrak or rails we're herement it's unpredictable. >> in this case, the tsa works with amtrak police officers to make a sweep of the train. the unit will look for signs of trouble this is more about being seen. at least once in a while, by those who travel on amtrak. >> think should know we're out there looking at rail safety and we're trying to make sure everyone remains vij lebt. >>
ABC
Jan 11, 2013 4:30am PST
controversial new russian ban on adoptions. the kremlin says a deal with the united states will remain valid until 2014 despite a new law. president putin signed the bill in response to a u.s. anticorruption measure, and 1,500 adoptions were threatened but the old adoption agreement remains in effect for one year after either party cancels it which russia did last year. >> if pakistan -- in pakistan the biggest city is on high alert after 115 were left dead in bombings. there are searches on vehicles in the capital after militants claimed responsibility for a bombing at a packed pool hall. another bombing that targeted paramilitary soldiers where there is a large shia community and people are wanted to keep an eye out for anything suspicious. >> president obama welcomes afghan president karzai to the white house this morning to discuss the future of the united states role in afghanistan. he made the rounds in washington yesterday attending a working dinner with secretary of state hillary clinton and he visited the pentagon where he was greeted by defense secretary panetta and other top milit
ABC
Jan 9, 2013 5:00pm PST
a story on abcoxj" 7 news. >> that is right her daughter is here at st. francis in the burn unit. our mother is numb, and still in shock. >> last thing she said to me was mama, can you help me? hold me. he did this to me. >> anita parker says she's been unable to sleep since sunday, her daughter st lamar was burned almost beyond recognition. this was her smoldering sweater on the ground on third street. police say the 25-year-old mother of three was doused with gasoline, then, set on fire by her boyfriend, after an argument at this laundromat. >> i want to be face-to-face with him to hear what -- i want to say to him why he put me through this. why he put her through this? her kids through this? >> 22-year-old dexter oliver is in custody, facing charges of attempted murder and arson. the family tells us they learned he has a criminal history, including domestic violence. >> i feel like i sudden have done something. this is just signs he had, he would have done it sooner or late year oliver is being held in the medical psychiatric unit in county jail, scheduled to be rained to. a
ABC
Jan 13, 2013 6:00pm PST
call from the sahara village mobile home park. firefighters found one unit fully involved in flames. the man inside got out safely. the unit was destroyed. >> complaints of eye and throat irritation brought out san jose's hazmat crew to the hilton hotel. 13 guests and staff members were treated. the problem was on the hotel's 18th floor. the odor went away on its own. >> still to come on abc7 news at 6:00, an outage at a very bad time. the bay area senior center that has been without hot water for days. >> a popular piece pizza place hit with major fine. >> the oscar battle >>> a popular pete a restaurant in san francisco has been hit for a fine with knopp compliance with the universal health law. paxti's chicago pizza will pay $320,000 in a settlement. the money provide health care benefits for their current and former employees. the city puts a 4% surcharge on customers checks. the restaurant did not use the money collected for its stated purpose. >> president barack obama will be sworn into his second term in office a week from tomorrow. he is wasting no time working on big legis
ABC
Jan 17, 2013 5:00pm PST
, try, try again. united tried to raise ticket prisz for the second time this year. first attempt on january 3 when they were paid up to $5 each way. other carrier dz not follow suit. united brought it fares back down, well, today, it's trying again this, time raising fares up $5 but $10 each way. saying it has nothing to do with the grounding of the boeing dream liner jets. you may remember, united owns six of those, thieves are stealing money off guards. the sheriff's department posted this video on facebook. warning that this fraud son the rise, thieves can scan a bar code. once the loading with money they use a copy to buy merchandise. >> this gift card has been tampered wchl the bar code, changed. the santa cruz county sheriff's office recommends get a card with a secure backing. that way, you're in the giving your money to a thief. >> subway, subway. when someone tells you a foot long sandwich you probably don't expect to get an 11 inch one. that is what this man says he gt. the man posted a picture of the sandwich next to a ruler on subway's facebook page. by the way, subway h
ABC
Jan 20, 2013 11:35pm EST
intimate setting -- >> the constitution of the united states. >> so help you god. >> surrounded by close family obama began his second term. it was a far cry from the epic event in 2009 with 1.8 million people on the mall. the second time around, president obama supporters are enthusiastic but the hope of four years ago is tempered by big problems. voter's lack of confidence in a wiashington mired in dysfunction. he will lay out his plans for the next four years. >> it is imperative that our leaders try to seek common ground when it should exist. >> joe biden kicked off his second term, sworn in by sonya sotomayor. the president and vice president visited arlington national ceremony and they attended services at one of the most historic black churches. >> 800,000 people are expected to be here to hear his goals for his second term. >> that address will take place in 12 hours from now. what tone will the president take? rita epstein was asked earlier. >> we expect him to talk -- reed epstien was asked earler. >> we expect him to talk about what he said earlier. bits and pieces, they fight
ABC
Jan 11, 2013 5:00am PST
who now heads on to piedmont police force. >> the flu is now wide-spread in the united states and still increasing in california. many hospitals are overwhelmed. the vaccine is harder to come by and schools are starting to close. now live from washington, dc, with the latest. >> good morning, kristen, this is the fierce of the outbreaks in years across the country, hospitals are overwhelmed and farm sits are having a hard time keeping up with drug orders. >> from coast to coast americans are waging a losing battle against the nasty flu strain. doctors overrun with patients are running low on flu shots and tests as the virus spreads. >> we are all overwhelmed, not only the practitioners but the caregivers in general. >> 128 million vaccine doses have been distributed nationwide but clinics can not keep up with the demand and pharmacists are struggling to fill prescriptions. >> we get 24 boxes of the capsules but 40 or 50 prescriptions each day. >> at a hospital in boston, it is all hands on deck in the fight against the flu. >> it will take you 2 or 3 weeks to feel good again. >> i
ABC
Jan 10, 2013 5:00pm PST
visibility. >> you go to shop for bananas and realize the united states doesn't grow bananas, how do we get them there. we want to keep commerce flowing but we want to be very, very cautious. >> cheryl: the accident did not cause structural damage to that tower. >>> the cayman that was guarding a marijuana stash in the east bay was quite ill and died shortly after being rescued. nick smith joins us where the suspect heard the charges he faces. >> good afternoon, deputies trained for every kind of situation and they have seen a lot, but they say nothing could have prepared for mr. teeth. >> this is mr. teeth. the photo provided by the alameda's sheriff's department is the alligator type reptile being kept by this man. he made his first court appearance today to face charges that he possessed marijuana with intent to sell. on tuesday mayer was arrested in the home he rents in castro valley. officials conducting a probation check found mayer and dry processed marijuana and five foot reptile. >> it was situated where the product was stored. they thought it was fake until it started moving a
ABC
Jan 22, 2013 5:00pm PST
francisco police major crimes unit. you can find those numbers on abc 7 news.com. >> oakland police arrested a man for shining a laser at our own sky 7 hd helicopter twice while sky 7 hd was covering the officer involved shooting. mr. there, you can seat laser. you can see the man standing and watching the chopper before police take him into custody. these are very dangerous for safety hazards, shining them at aircraft is a serious crime with fines up to $11,000. >> san mateo is looking into the cover over noisy leaf blowing machines. city council members getting an education before making a decision. live from san mateo central park to explain. >> here is a number i found amazing. a city official i talked with said there are nearly 400 landscaping and guardening businesses in san mateo why there are people back there beyond childrens playground yes, they're noisey. yes, there are concerns. but lance escapers say they get the job done efficiently. >> we went back to the rake and broom it would take us much longer. our bottom line would be a lot more, we'd have to kmarj more. >> that
ABC
Jan 15, 2013 11:00pm PST
after the ordeal. several police units responded and searched the area without success. he is described as a hispanic male, twenty to 30 years old red baseball cap, blue jeans a white or light t-shirt with yellow stripes. the mother told police that the suspect smelled of motor oil. thousand, we talked to the folks off camera and the little girl is actually uninjured and now recovering. san jose police are asking anyone with information to give them a call. live in san jose, thomas roman, abc news. >> thank you. >>> we are also following developing news in san jose where a broken streetlight may have been a factor in a crash involving a truck and two children on their bicycles. sky 7hd was on the scene moments after the east gate avenue. the children were both taken to the hospital and they are expected to be okay. the truck driver cooperated with police and was not charged. >>> in oakland tonight the city is getting closer to high level help to fight violent crime. the first step was taken toward hiring a police consult at the present time with a -- consultant with a big time
ABC
Jan 2, 2013 1:05am PST
long, it is a hard road for burn victims. i was by far the most fortunate person in my burn unit. >> my goodness. well she plans to use her ordeal to talk to people on how to operate propane gas grills safely. >>> stanford football fans are celebrating the tomb's first rose bowl vic -- the team's first rose bowl victory in years. they were cheering on the cardinals from the patio sports bar and grill. mike shumann has more from the rose bowl in pasadena. >> they call her the grand daddy of them all, and rightfully so in this the 99th version of the rose bowl pitting stanford and wisconsin. these fans have different opinions about their schools and tailgating. >> brain yaks versus boozers. >> nerds against curds. that's how we are looking at it. >> they have crackers and we have sausage and beer. >> more sophisticated. better fans. >> and the striped pants. we don't want any of that. >> the stripes is actually, they have been going to badger games since 1940. >> is this what they wear when they pick up trash in wisconsin? >> if it gets a victory, then yes. >> this is wisconsin's t
ABC
Jan 28, 2013 4:30am PST
orbit. the united states is concerned they could use it to develop long-range nuclear missiles. >> families are identifying loved ones after 230 people died when a fire broke out in a brazil nightclub. smoke filled the nightclub in the southern brazil center. party growers grabbed axs to help reach people trapped in the club. firefighters suspect that the fire could have started when the band lit flares on the stage. that ignited the ceiling. a doctor believes most of the victims died from inhaling toxic fumes. >> a couple was on a sightseeing friendship and the plane they were in lost power and crashed into the river. they were wearing life vests and were able to get out of the plane before it sank. they were rescued in 30 minutes. both are hospitalized in stable condition. >> there is new information about the grounding of boeing 787 dreamliner, the national transportation safety board reveals the jetliner that caught fire january 7 had only been delivered to japan airlines three weeks earlier. the fire broke out in one of the batteries. the batteries power manufacture the sy
ABC
Jan 23, 2013 4:00pm PST
claire font yain's art work. she created a map of the united states using 50,000 matches. it was light and create a slow burn, something went wrong. the piece caught fire, flames spread to the ceiling and four firefighters got there and put it out. >> biggest name in consumer tech reported earnings today. >> phones and tablets are hot but profits were kind of flat. >> david louie has the story from silicon valley. >> happening now in, apple head quarters in super -- couper teeno a split decision as apple reported quarterly sales and profits. analysts said some numbers missed the mark. apple's $54 billion in revenue were a whisker blow what analysts predicting, counting more than apple selling a record number of iphones and ipads. analysts worry apple is losing it's edge. >> apple made a and it's hard to top that. >> do you care? >> no. they made it decision free process for me that. is why i'm loyal, i guess in that sense he says the important thing is that customers love their products that. is what they continue to work on. stock price is important bell weather of the kme. almo
ABC
Jan 19, 2013 6:00am PST
police special victims' unit is continuing to investigate the allegations. after their work is complete, the investigation will be turned over to the district attorney's office. last night the 49ers released this statement. quote, we are aware of the allegation against mikeel and understands that he has fully cooperated with authorities. the 49ers take such matters very seriously. our calls and e-mails to both michael crabtree, his agent and his attorney have not yet been returned. reporting live in san francisco, kira klapper, abc7 news. >> okay, kira, thank you. 6:03 now. while the 49ers take on the falcons tomorrow in atlanta, another major sport event will be happening here on the west coast. the mavericks surf competition is on. that means the high surf advisory is also in effect. abc news reporter allen wong tells us the warning for anyone venturing near the shore. >> as the sunset on ocean beach in san francisco, surfers talked about the big waves and sunny skies expected this weekend. >> and that's what is so dangerous about this weekend. it is supposed to be really nic
ABC
Jan 21, 2013 6:00pm PST
calls it dream almost fulfilled. >> we are more united. we're more caring. and more transparent. however... we do still need to continue the growth. >> leaders from different faiths read from the writings. >> right there in alabama little black boys and little black girls will be able to join hands with little white boys and little white girls as sisters and brother autos the reverend brings more than the average connection to this regular gassy. his mother was a young schoolteacher in alabama. today, it's an emotional one for her. >> it's just overwhelming to see how far we've come. what we've accomplished. we have a ways to go. >> there is still injustice and prejudice in work force areas. and there is as long as we're still playing catch up. >> they couldn't agree more in this rally. maddy scott lost her son 16 years ago. >> we're here. to say enough is enough. we want to drive for peace and celebrate and honor dr. king's birthday for nonviolence. >> scott wishes we can take guns out of hands and replace them with books. something king would champion were he here, today. >> a
ABC
Jan 4, 2013 6:00pm PST
prices? >> imagine. >> united airline as tempted first air fare hike of 2013. now, here is the question. will it stick? united raised price business just $2 to $5 each way, however, other airlines cannot immediately follow suit. now, usually the fare increase only sticks with other airlines raise their prices. but, fasten your seat belt. analysts predict they'll see a half dozen fare increases during 2013. general moators recalling about 55,000 suvs because they can roll away. the recalled models are the 2013 silver raddo, tahoe, avalanche and now, gm says cars can be shifted out of park, even if the key not in the ignition. so elt it's not a problem that could be. the company will notify those who did buy one, dealers will replace a column free of charge if that turns out to be necessary. sling box let's users watch home television shows remotely with a hook up, however, several customers complained sling media failed to honor service warranties. the better business bureau received 75 complaints. the district attorney filed a civil action against' company and agreed to pay a $195,000 f
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Jan 14, 2013 6:00pm PST
keeling and says the full faith and credit of the united states will not be a bargaining chip. abc 7 news mark matthews is here with the challenge that the president is facing on this. >> the president says concept understand.jjw that is not what we found and the challenge facing the president is one that he began to address this morning. president told reporters raising the debt keeling is not a question of more spending. >> it allows the country to pay for spending that congress is committed to. >> then, he repeated that. >> raising the debt ceiling does not authorize us to spend more he said it a half dozen time autos this is about paying your bills. debt... >> social security checks and veteran benefits will be delayed. we might not able to pay our troops or honor our contracts with small business owner autos house republicans say it's about spending. they want cuts for every dollar the debt ceiling is raised. >> the president said he will negotiate spending cuts. >> the full faith and credit of the united states of america snot a bargaining chip. >> but the challenge is a lot of
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Jan 20, 2013 5:00pm PST
. >> the office of president of the united states. >> the office of president of the united states. >> and will to the best of my ability... >> the president took the oath in a private ceremony in the white house, required to take place on this day under the constitution. tomorrow he'll do it again in a public ceremony on the national mall. final preparations are underway for the big public oath. the parade, and two inaugural balls. a member of the presidential inaugural committee says it can be daunting job. >> you want to make sure everything is as perfect as we can make it. >> ama: the inaugural festivities kicked off yesterday. the kid held an inaugural ball of their own with performances by usher, members of the cast of glee and katy perry. our coverage of the inauguration begins tomorrow at 4:00 a.m. with a special edition of "good morning america". we'll a also have streaming coverage at 6:30 on abc7 news.com. >> the mavericks international surf competition justed e end but the crowd are still packing half moon bay as we wait to fine out who won. the mass roman has been at t
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Jan 24, 2013 5:00pm PST
guardsmen and women are deploying to afghanistan and africa this week. there was a search and rescue unit. some are leaving nim now from moffett field. that is where abc 7 news is live for us. >> they couldn't tell us earlier when they would be taking off. turns out it was just minutes ago. troops and equipment with a stop in between, they can't tell us where on that, either, they're now just on their way, taking special expert ease with them. >> this is the air force version of the black talk -- hawk, today loaded on to a plane to make the trip to afghanistan. the international guard 129th rescue wing specializes in rescuing troops and civilians in any kind of terrain under any conditions, including under fire. 210 members are heading to afghanistan over the course of the week. they'll spend four to six months supporting u.s. troops for many, it's not the first time. it carry twoz pilots a flilgt engineer and two pararescue men. this pilot major is leaving behind a job as an aerospace engineer and three children under age four. she's flown in combat before, and knows what to expect. >> i
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Jan 16, 2013 1:05am PST
. several police units responded and searched the area without success. he is described as a hispanic male, twenty to 30 years old red baseball cap, blue jeans a white or light t-shirt with yellow stripes. the mother told police that the suspect smelled of motor oil.ousand, thousand, we talked to the folks off camera and the little girl is actually uninjured and now recovering. san jose police are asking anyone with information to give them a call. live in san jose, thomas roman, abc news. >> thank you. >>> we are also following developing news in san jose where a broken streetlight may have been a factor in a crash involving a truck and two children on their bicycles. sky 7hd was on the scene moments after the east gate avenue. the children were both taken to the hospital and they are expected to be okay. the truck driver cooperated with police and was not charged. >>> in oakland tonight the city is getting closer to high level help to fight violent crime. the first step was taken toward hiring a police consult at the present time with a -- consultant with a big time resume. alan wan
ABC
Jan 28, 2013 6:00am PST
. iran will send an astronaut in space and the united states is concerned iran could use the space program to develop long-range nuclear missiles. >> president obama is publicly praising secretary of state, hillary clinton as one of his closest advisor stopping short of endorsing her for president in 2016 sitting down with secretary of state, hillary clinton, last night on "60 minutes" and said how their relationship has evolved but brushed off questions of her political future. >> you guys in the press are incorrigible. i was literally inaugurated four days ago and you are talking about elections four years from now. >> i don't think either he or i can make predictions about what will happen tomorrow or the next year. >> the president says he proposed the joint interview with the outgoing secretary of state because he wanted to publicly say "that you" for all of her hard work. always u.s. supreme court justice sotomayor will be in san francisco today and the justice is stopping at the theater son van ness to discuss her new best selling memoir. she made history in 2009 when she be
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Jan 7, 2013 5:00am PST
a woman is fighting for her life in a hospital burn unit while san francisco police hunt for the man accused of setting her on fire. amy is live at st. francis hospital with the latest. amy? >> her family tells us she is here in critical condition with burns to her face. witnesses say the 25-year-old starr lamare was on fire. she was screaming and running through the streets of the bayview yesterday afternoon and she saw her rip her burning sweater off of her as she was running for help. her family says she got in a fight with her boyfriend at laundromat about the haunt dry. she called him a name and he said don't call me that. she did it again and he tripped her and she said he had to get out, it was over, she left and 10 minutes later she was burned. >> police say the 22-year-old dexter oliver poured gasoline on to starr lamare and set her on fire. they are still looking for him. necessity say he has a lightening beaumont design shaved on one side of his head and a fish on the other side of his hold. they need help finding him. if you have clues give police a call. they will charge
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Jan 7, 2013 2:00am PST
brought here to st. francis memorial hospital. it is the oldest burn unit west of the mississippi. >> the first 36 hours are -- or so we are giving massive volumes of fluid. it is not unusual to give one or two liters of fluid per hour. >> he could not address this specific case, but pain is managed with morphine and patients are kept as comfortable as possible during their treatment. he also says that burns to the face typically require about a seven-day hospital stay, but we don't know the severity of burns or if she sustained any other injuries. the last information we have is that they are still searching for derrick oliver -- dexter oliver, reporting reporting live, thomas roman, abc7 news. >> thank you, thomas. and stay with abc news on thelar latest for the search for the suspect. we will have updates on our website and the abc morning news at 4:30. >>> not too far scene that scene two people were arrested after two cars were set on fire. just before 5:00 this evening in the bay view district witness saws a woman set her boyfriend's car and van on fire. witnesses said the w
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Jan 6, 2013 11:00pm PST
is the oldest burn unit west of the mississippi. >> the first 36 hours are -- or so we are giving massive volumes of fluid. it is not unusual to give one or two liters of fluid per hour. >> he could not address this specific case, but pain is managed with morphine and patients are kept as comfortable as possible during their treatment. he also says that burns to the face typically require about a seven-day hospital stay, but we don't know the severity of burns or if she sustained any other injuries. the last information we have is that they are still searching for derrick oliver -- dexter oliver, sorry. reporting live, thomas roman, abc7 news. >> thank you, thomas. and stay with abc news on the latest for the search for the suspect. we will have updates on our website and the abc morning news at 4:30. >>> not too far from that scene two people were arrested after two cars were set on fire. just before 5:00 this evening in the bay view district witness saws a woman set her boyfriend's car and van on fire. witnesses said the woman came home and found her boyfriend cheating on her. t
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Jan 17, 2013 6:00am PST
around the world including in the united states. we only have one airline that flies the 787, and that is united. a spokesman says that the company will comply with the f.a.a. the planes will not be flying. if you are scheduled to go to japan out of san jose, you can sometime get there. at na will likely be sending you out of san francisco so check with the airlines before you head out the door. live? san jose. >> new this morning, people dining out in san francisco will now be able to access a restaurant's health ratings at their fingertips with yelpesting health ratings for restaurants online. the mayor is announcing this partnership with yelp at the mayor's meeting in washington, dc, saying it is a way to get government information to the public. also in san francisco the city's new law banning public nudity will go into effect next month but today the ordinance is challenged in federal court. a lawsuit filed by four nudists in november seeks an injunction based on their constitutional rights, what they say they are. the city attorney will argue on behalf of the ordinance as the fed
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Jan 29, 2013 4:00pm PST
searched the house. but the new unit formed at the sfpd reviewed evidence and were here today. they're searching that house, for any evidence of the 10-year-old boy that disappeared. he this will send those bones for analysis to see if they are human or animal. >> all right, vic, dan noyes will be joining us at 6:00 in this story. >> oakland mayor responded from the first time today about the side show that shut down i 880 in oakland on saturday. drivers blocked off traffic on the northbound lane to spin out for several minutes as you can see. then, they took off before officers could arrive. today, the mayor said side shows have become a rare sight in oakland thanks to efforts. >> that is frustrating so we'll see if it's a long term trend. since i've been mayor. they've come down. significantly. >> chp asked other drivers who turn in video of the license plates so they can track people down. coming up at 6:00 we'll play you the recordings of frustrated drivers stuck in traffic. >> police now have one man in custody less than 24 hours after an 8-year-old girl was shot. >> abc 7 news ha
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Jan 28, 2013 11:00am PST
up nice and early, police went through them with a k-9 unit, a security sweep before the players and the coaches started coming down and getting on the bus. the quaterback kaepernick, the 50 on the bus. lots of curious getting up to the barricades asking what was going on and, also, fans, football fans, and, yes, one 49er fan, here all the way from san francisco. >> i am just a big fan, it is the first time i have been to a super bowl in so long and it is exciting. >> how do you feel? >> probably most excited i have ever been in my life. >> you can see the extensive police escort taking the team buses to the practice facility. the team is practices this morning but the media not allowed inside to get any video of that but they will hold a news conference later today. >> abc7 has an entire team at the super bowl and katie marzullo will continue her live reports each morning this week, with sports director larry beale and abc7 news report irwayne freidman and mike shumann a former 49er with his very own super bowl ring is flying out, as well, bringing you the best coverage all week lon
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Jan 9, 2013 6:00pm PST
custody facing charges of a attempted murder and arson.>ó)t he's being held in medical skrik unit scheduled to be arraigned tomorrow. a law enforcement source tells abc 7 news he has an arrest record did iting back to 2008. he's been on probation since october, 2011 for what authorities call a domestic related incident saying he violated probation but was in compliance when he allegedly attacked his girlfriend. here is her mother's reaction to that information. >> his other background, if i nurks i won't -- none of this would have been happening. he won't have been in my house. >> these tragedies happen. we have to bring attention to them. and haveã,ñ to get into healing around it. >> that is one of the xmÑ of tonight's vigil. she went to the hospital last night with others from to take cards to star lamar. she's hoping this latest case will raise awareness about the level she says of the domestic violence in this community. live in san francisco, abc 7 news. >> just horrifying. thank you. tonight a hate-filled letter targeting people of philippino decent is being investigated.
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Jan 21, 2013 4:00pm PST
united, now, united says miles expire in 18 months is this legal? >> yes. it is. they're allowed to change rules almost at will. department of transportation gives them that right as lng as there is small print and no doubt, they've added it in the contract there. 48 months is generally what you have to keep it alive. so... if you go in and just give away, let's say you're going to lose them, if you give away a thousand miles, then you get another 18 months or if taking a flight, just have to do something once every 18 months for almost all after the k.s for what they did. >> greg m asked this one. my wife and i preapprove forward a home loan but when it came time, we were denied. what is the point of the preapproval? >> what is the point of asking the bank for a loan these days? i'm not positive. you may have been prequalified. this is when you say how much money could i get? they say this is how much i make, they believe you. and tell you how much you can get a loan for. preapproved they say how much money you can get, then buying a house is another third step. they don't always l
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Jan 24, 2013 6:00pm PST
subscribers. the dow gaining 46. united airlines posted a $620 million loss for last quarter saying would it slash jobs to help balance books. the airline said bookings are solid. amazon.com says it acquired a company in poland that makes speech recognition software. >> san francisco officials are bringing back a year old program to help businesses in china town. starting this saturday, san francisco will prohibit curbside parking along five blocks of stockston street so businesses in that corridor can set up outdoor displays during weeks leading up to lunar new year to ensure safety of a large crowd of shopper that's they're expecting. >> we want pedestrians to stay within the stalk sidewalks. we'll have it care bided-sh barricaded off. >> merchants will have to get special permits and parking will be off limits between 9:00 in the morning and 7:00 at night. >> there is more still to come here tonight. just ahead, michael finney looks into whether some homeowners may have been misled about energy upgrades to home autos and mani teo about the girlfriend hoax he fell for. turns out h
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Jan 4, 2013 4:30am PST
percent of all searches in the united states going through google. polaroid has a chain of photo bars where you can edit, store, and print on the paper or wood or bamboo. >> a new report suggests apple will voice a line of voice-act have ited apparel in the next 1 lows altos, and petaluma and all the bay area this is abc7 news. >> good morning, thank you for joining us at 4:42 on friday morning. this is the embarcardero in san francisco the ferry building and the bay bridge. dry out there this morning. another chilly morning. rain is on the way. mike nicco will have the full forecast in a little bit. this afternoon a legendary head coach will step down. concord school is holding a press conference at 3:00 this afternoon. he told abc7 last month that he was contemplating retirement. everyone expected this will be the announcement. the 58-year-old has been the head coach of the spartans for 34 years leading to 29 section championships and led a team at one to 151-game ringing streak and last month he won the 4th straight state title. >> 49ers place kicker has taken a more serious turn.
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Jan 7, 2013 5:00pm PST
site. >> i want to start a mobile unit there. so they'd be able to do repairs and we'd be able to sustain our camp autos they'll ship bikes from any company locations. he's very optimistic about the partnership with our fertile ground. >> this is how we met. we're hoping to snend thousands to the community there. >> i just checked with robert shai. he said ken martin is donating 15 bicycles so far. you can log on to our web site for more about both programs. >> and nfl playoff fever griping the bay area, 49er tickets went on sale, selling .ckets went on sale, selling faster than0@aá/ a sandhya forecast. number of seats available was really limited. fans encouraged to visit ticket exchaimpgz. stub hub or another site if you want to the game. >> who know autos yes. >> jimmy kimmel makes a big move airing after aabc 7 news at 11:00. he says he's excited to go up against his idols but not looking to take away viewer autos two other shows on opposite hours, then, 200 other chanlz. everybody seems to forget. i'm more worried about 200 other channels than i am about nbc and cbs that. i
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Jan 8, 2013 5:00pm PST
control efforts. giffords tells sawer something must be done to reduce the problem in the united states. you can see it right after this newscast here on abc 7. >> some school employees in oakland have been forced out of headquarters because of a flood discover ntd second avenue building this morning. someone left a facet on in a closet. the district says it was an accident. about three gallons of water per minute poured out overnight. it damaged equipment and caused damage. the clean up expected to take several days. >> a lot more still to come at 5:00. the expert that you can now ski with at one resort. >> also bay area body shop owner busted for not saying shoddy repairs but putting lives at risk. >> abc 7 news sandhya patel. live from the roof of the kgotv broadcast center. it's beautiful now. but that about to change. some of the coldest air of the season is coming with light showers and possibly, flurries. i'll have details coming up. >> and we're going take you to san jose. the heart of technology turning into an old world trend. stay with us. i moved to new york to work in fashi
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Jan 15, 2013 11:00am PST
public office in the united states when he won a seat on the board of supervisors the he was assassinate add year later along with the mayor mascone. our meteorologist is off, mike nicco, but frances is here with a slightly warmer forecast. >> slightly warmer. more sunshine. i will have the temperatures coming up and show you what they are in the next report. here is a like view: beautiful skies. boy, though, it is cool. we are still hacking on -- hangg on to 30's. >> dozens are lined up to get help during the cold snap. >> and the familiar duo on the cover of the latest >> daly city, dublin, los gatos and all the bay area this is abc7 news. >> every trick was pulled out for the citrus growers after another frigid night. some set small fires to generate heat. temperatures warmed slightly but they remain below the freezing mark at 32 degrees fahrenheit. one group reports the navel crop is okay but some suffered damage, those that are more vulnerable. there is a big impact on the homeless population. this morning there is a helping hand. now like to sacred heart community service in san jo
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Jan 3, 2013 5:00pm PST
tahoe and the shore line and canine units are sechg wooded areas and parked cars looking for a sign of the the missing 19-year-old she was attending the snow globe event in tahoe new year's eve. but left party and took a shuttle back to the hotel. no one has seen her since. her friends looked but did not see her and took her zmingz bent back home with her items. sheriff deputies tell us the search will end at undown but will resume in the morning. they're saying every resource available sk used to find alisa burn. >> the search to find alisa burn happens to fall on what would have been the 32 birthday for a little girl named polly klaus murdered nearly 20 years ago. coming up in 12 minutes the technology unveiled of her birthday to help protect children from predator autos latest suspect arrested in the murder of a south bay millionaire made a court appearance today, deangelo martin arrested on saturday in qex a high profl yil killing of robby kumra. martin is the fourth suspect to be taken into custody. how and why he was killed is under seal. >> we're going to be learning how did
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Jan 11, 2013 4:00pm PST
search. police officers stormed roof tops and we'ved through yards using k 9 units. >> the deputy able to chase him at this point. lost track, then, we're able to find his clothe autos officials say it's very dangerous and familiar with oakland. they're considering the possibility he may have had help after he ran. his uniform found not far from the hospital, suggesting he had clothes on the ready. >> this could have been prearranged or someone he knows in the neighborhoods. >> the sheriff's department released several mug hots today. he has a lengthy criminal record, which includes kidnapping. >> anyone that escapes from our custody no, matter what charges are, i consider that dangerous. abc 7 news learned he never made it to the hospital and made his escape from the loading dock. an investigation will check to see if locks were placed on him correctly.hqd >> nick, thank you. >> today faa announced it's reviewing the entire boeing fleet after a series of problem autos yes. you can see it's touching down at san jose international airport this, is the leading airline in japan this
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Jan 21, 2013 2:00am PST
chief justice john roberts. >> the constitution of the united states. >> the constitution of the united states. >> so help you god? >> so help me god. >> congratulations, mr. president. >> thank you, mr. chief justice. >> the swearing in will be repeated tomorrow at the capitol before hundreds of thousands of people. our coverage continues tomorrow at 4:00 a.m. with a special edition of "gored morning america." we will have live streaming coverage at abc7news.com starting at 6:30. >>> in the next half hour, the security preparations underway for tomorrow's inauguration. just what does it take to keep everyone safe and everything running smoothly. >>> a local won the maverick's surf contest. it brought more than 30,000 people that actually came out in person to watch. we will have more on the competition coming up at 11:30. it wasn't spectacular wave wise, but the weather was terrific. >> it was a great day. >> it really was. upper 60s to low 70s. santa cruz and the high was 76 degrees. and it looks like tomorrow we will see some 70s there as well. live doppler 7hd right now is pi
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Jan 20, 2013 11:00pm PST
constitution of the united states. >> the constitution of the united states. >> so help you god? >> so help me god. >> congratulations, mr. president. >> thank you, mr. chief justice. >> the swearing in will be repeated tomorrow at the capitol before hundreds of thousands of people. our coverage continues tomorrow at 4:00 a.m. with a special edition of "gored morning america." we will have live streaming coverage at abc7news.com starting at 6:30. >>> in the next half hour, the security preparations underway for tomorrow's inauguration. just what does it take to keep everyone safe and everything running smoothly. >>> a local won the maverick's surf contest. it brought more than 30,000 people that actually came out in person to watch. we will have more on the competition coming up at 11:30. it wasn't spectacular wave wise, but the weather was terrific. >> it was a great day. >> it really was. upper 60s to low 70s. santa cruz and the high was 76 degrees. and it looks like tomorrow we will see some 70s there as well. live doppler 7hd right now is picking up really no returns. we have cryst
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Jan 19, 2013 8:00am PST
medical center burn unit. he received help from the foundation that facilitated it. >> to recover from a fatal, this helps them have sun and recover at the same time. >> jack raised more than $1500 to buy the stuff. he says he came up with the idea for the scouting project because his mother is a nurse in the burn unit. >>> coming up next, we're behind the rest of the country but now the flu has come to california. how you can prevent your kids from being part of a national epidemic. taking a live look out this morning, beautiful blue skies, this is san jose, temperatures hovering around 36. you'll get a 30-degree boost as the day heads on. temperatures getting up to the mid-60s. lisa argen is going to have the full forec >> katie: welcome back. it's 8:40. you are looking live, interstate 80 looking toward richmond. i want to update you about a big rig accident on eastbound 70, right lane has been blocked for hours and off-ramp. we understand that the lane has been reopened. so all lanes flowing on eastbound 80 in the richmond area, exit ramp is still closed but they tweeted the ramp m
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Jan 9, 2013 5:00am PST
the complain. >> the private delegation from the united states visiting north korea on a humanitarian mission outlined unofficial business including google executive chairman led by former new mexico governor bill richardson with no official recognition by the up you but that is not stopping richarson from discussing military and humanitarian issues. >> the delegation has had three messages: first, moratorium on missile launches and no nuclear tests. second, the american detableee, treat him properly and give him proper justice. third, expand the internet and expand cell phones. that is good for the north korean people. >> the have it come as too weeks after north korea launched a long-range locket to put a satellite in space. >> the most prominent church will perform same-sex marriage. officials at the washington national cathedral announce their church will be among the first episcopal congregations to host same-sex marriage saying "being faithful to the kind of community that jesus would have us be." the 100-year-old cathedral is a spiritual sell for celebrations and f
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